Discovery & Learning Holidays, New cultures, historic sites, fine food, magnificent architecture...

Cultural discovery holidays

It's a big world out there - with many more than seven wonders to discover. Travel opens the mind and excites the senses in a myriad of different ways. New cultures, historic sites, fine food, magnificent architecture, and the company of fellow travellers - all these are there for you to discover on a Families Worldwide holiday.

See below for our suggested cultural discovery holidays. Don�t forget, we can also tailor-make your perfect trip just contact us for a quote.

All holiday suggestions:

Brazil - Suggested Itinerary - Brazil Highlights | 11 days

Suggested Itinerary - Brazil Highlights
Tailor-made - Suggested Itinerary - Brazil Highlights | 11 days

Experience the excitement of Rio, enjoy the thunder of the incredible Iguassu Falls and track wild animals through the Pantanal. Take your family to Brazil on a trip of a lifetime.

Brazil - Suggested Itinerary - Rio & Amazon | 14 days

Suggested Itinerary - Rio & Amazon
Tailor-made - Suggested Itinerary - Rio & Amazon | 14 days

Use this suggested itinerary as a starting point for your tailor-made Brazil family experience. Do it your own way - visit the Amazon rainforest, experience lively Rio and relax on a white sandy beach.

China - Panda Express | 14 Days

Panda Express
Group - Panda Express | 14 Days

Unique China offers so many highlights which you can experience on this fantastic family adventure holiday, from the incredible ancient sites of the Great Wall, the Forbidden City and the Terracotta Warriors, to the modern Olympic stadiums. Children will love the Shaolin Temple with its Kung Fu monks.

Cuba - Cuba Libre | 12 days

Cuba Libre
Group - Cuba Libre | 12 days

Soak up the warm Cuban spirit on this family adventure holiday as you explore the lively city of Havana, see beautiful colonial buildings and learn about its history and culture which has shaped Cuba, as well as exploring the rainforest on foot and by zip-wire.

Ecuador & The Galapagos - Suggested Itinerary - Ecuador and Galapagos Explored | 11 days

Suggested Itinerary - Ecuador and Galapagos Explored
Tailor-made - Suggested Itinerary - Ecuador and Galapagos Explored | 11 days

An 11 day Tailor Made Family Adventure Holiday to Ecuador and The Galapagos Islands

Finland - Ice Pop | 7 days

Ice Pop
Group - Ice Pop | 7 days

An active adventure holiday that's great fun for all the family. Fly to northern Finland and try husky sledding, snow shoeing and snow sculpting. Meet reindeer and take a sledge ride under the stars in search of the beautiful northern lights.

Finland - Northern Lights Adventure | 8 days

Northern Lights Adventure
Group - Northern Lights Adventure | 8 days

Travel to the wild forests and frozen lakes of Hossa National Park. Experience a winter wonderland, see the northern lights and learn about essential winter survival skills.

India - Backwaters of Kerala | 10 or 12 days

Backwaters of Kerala
Group - Backwaters of Kerala | 10 or 12 days

On this family adventure holiday to India you can enjoy activities like seeing wild elephants at Periyar National Park, cruise on the tranquil Malabar backwaters by converted rice-barge, learn to cook a curry from an old traditional recipe, watch Keralan martial arts.

India - India In Style | 12 days

India In Style
Group - India In Style | 12 days

Experience the highlights of north India while staying at beautiful heritage hotels and 4* properties, with some extra special experiences along the way.

India - Taj & Tigers | 9 or 11 days

Taj & Tigers
Group - Taj & Tigers | 9 or 11 days

This family adventure holiday takes in the highlights of Northern India. See tigers in the wild, visit the 'Pink City' of Jaipur, see the ancient Taj Mahal and much more.

Italy - Vesuvius & Pompeii | 8 days

Vesuvius & Pompeii
Group - Vesuvius & Pompeii | 8 days

This family adventure holiday to Vesuvius and Pompeii is a tour full of discovery & activity. Featuring a quiz in Pompeii, trips to Vesuvius and Capri and the opportunity to learn to cook authentic Italian pasta and tiramisu, this has something to suit everyone.

Jordan - Adventure To Petra | 8 days

Adventure To Petra
Group - Adventure To Petra | 8 days

Discover the amazing rock-cut city of Petra on this family adventure holiday. Explore the dramatic desert in Wadi Rum, see Crusader castles and Roman cities.

Jordan - Suggested Itinerary - Jordan Discovered | 9 days

Suggested Itinerary - Jordan Discovered
Tailor-made - Suggested Itinerary - Jordan Discovered | 9 days

A 9 day tailor made Family Adventure Holiday to Jordan

Malaysia - Adventure Malaysia | 13 Days

Adventure Malaysia
Group - Adventure Malaysia | 13 Days

Malaysia is one of the most beautiful and colourful countries in South East Asia, making it perfect for a family adventure holiday. Relax on palm-fringed beaches, explore the exciting metropolis of Kuala Lumpur and trek through the jungle canopy on suspended bridges.

Mexico - Mayan Mexico | 9 days

Mayan Mexico
Group - Mayan Mexico | 9 days

This family adventure holiday around Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula is not your typical beach holiday and is great for children of all ages. Explore Mayan pyramids, spot pink flamingos and try your hand at tortilla making.

Morocco - Atlas Mule Train | 10 days

Atlas Mule Train
Group - Atlas Mule Train | 10 days

One of our most popular trips, this is an excellent family adventure holiday - especially for younger families. Discover Morocco, take in the bustling markets of Marrakech, the Atlas mountains and Essaouira coast. Scroll down to find out more about this great family activity holiday in Morocco.

Morocco - Kasbahs & Coast | 8 days

Kasbahs & Coast
Group - Kasbahs & Coast | 8 days

This family adventure holiday will take you from vibrant Marrakech, across to the spectacular Atlas mountains - to the old red-walled city of Taroudant and then on to Essaouira.

Morocco - Teen Hike & Bike | 9 Days

Teen Hike & Bike
Group - Teen Hike & Bike | 9 Days

A great trip for teenagers exploring Morocco by bike, camel and on foot. Journey into the Atlas Mountains meeting local Berber people along the way.

Morocco - Suggested Itinerary - Fez and the Sahara | 9 days

Suggested Itinerary - Fez and the Sahara
Tailor-made - Suggested Itinerary - Fez and the Sahara | 9 days

Fancy spending the night under canvas in the Sahara, Morocco? This holiday will also see you explore the maze of souks and alleyways of Fez, take in a visit to the Atlas film studios and fortified cities along the way.

Myanmar - Myanmar Discovery | 11 Days

Myanmar Discovery
Group - Myanmar Discovery | 11 Days

For the intrepid family, Burma offers an unforgettable adventure. Temples, mountains and traditional communities abound. Discover a land untouched by mass tourism on this family adventure holiday.

Namibia - Cheetahs & Dunes | 13 days

Cheetahs & Dunes
Group - Cheetahs & Dunes | 13 days

On this family safari holiday to Africa you'll experience a wide variety of activities. See fantastic game like zebra and black rhino, climb some of Africa's highest sand dunes, explore the Namib Desert, and go dolphin-watching.

Nepal - Suggested Itinerary - Himalayas in Style | 12 days

Suggested Itinerary - Himalayas in Style
Tailor-made - Suggested Itinerary - Himalayas in Style | 12 days

Enjoy the comfort of lodges and hotels, explore the bazaars of Kathmandu, walk in the Annapurna Himal, try a white-water rafting option and see wildlife and jungle.

Oman - Dolphins & Dunes | 8 days

Dolphins & Dunes
Group - Dolphins & Dunes | 8 days

Oman contains amazing variety and interest but has somehow been overlooked. On this family adventure holiday you'll explore dramatic canyons and the huge dunes, and also enjoy a boat trip in search of dolphins and snorkel in warm tropical waters.

Oman - Suggested Itinerary - Oman Discovered | 9 days

Suggested Itinerary - Oman Discovered
Tailor-made - Suggested Itinerary - Oman Discovered | 9 days

A 9 day Tailor Made Family Adventure Holiday to Oman

Peru - Adventure in the Andes | 10 days

Adventure in the Andes
Group - Adventure in the Andes | 10 days

The fantastic contrasts of Peru makes it a mind-blowing family adventure holiday. From Andean peaks to coastal desert, the Inca wonders of Machu Picchu to the colourful present day inhabitants of Cusco, you are spoilt for choice. Take in the scenery from the saddle of your bicycle and the seat of your canoe.

Slovakia - Prague & Tatras Adventure | 8 days

Prague & Tatras Adventure
Group - Prague & Tatras Adventure | 8 days

Three countries in eight days - this is an action-packed holiday! Cross the borders of the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Poland on this week-long family adventure.

South Africa - Suggested Itinerary - Garden Route & Cape Town | 12 days

Suggested Itinerary - Garden Route & Cape Town
Tailor-made - Suggested Itinerary - Garden Route & Cape Town | 12 days

Family adventure holiday to South Africa which is packed with discovery and nature activities. A chance to see the big seven as you head along the beautiful southern coast with your family

Sri Lanka - Active Sri Lanka | 9 Days

Active Sri Lanka
Group - Active Sri Lanka | 9 Days

Combine travelling to Sri Lanka's top attractions with activities that all the family will enjoy. From a cycle ride to a cookery class, rafting to exploring caves, playing cricket with the locals to a relaxing train ride, this makes for an unforgettable family adventure holiday.

Sri Lanka - Ceylon Discovery | 9 or 14 days

Ceylon Discovery
Group - Ceylon Discovery | 9 or 14 days

Enjoy the beach, local culture, ancient Buddhist sites and cool highlands, visit a tea plantation, see elephants in the wild and much more all on our fantastic Ceylon Discovery family adventure holiday.

Sri Lanka - Sri Lanka In Style | 14 days

Sri Lanka In Style
Group - Sri Lanka In Style | 14 days

Explore the highlights of Sri Lanka on a family holiday in comfort, staying in 4* hotels with swimming pools. Relax on the beach after a long flight before exploring Sri Lanka's cultural triangle.

Tanzania - Serengeti & Zanzibar Family Safari | 11 Days

Serengeti & Zanzibar Family Safari
Group - Serengeti & Zanzibar Family Safari | 11 Days

Go on a family safari in the famous Serengeti plains and explore the magnificent Ngorongoro Crater and Lake Victoria. Witness some of the best wildlife in the world and spend a few days relaxing in Zanzibar on this fantastic family activity holiday.

Tanzania - Swahili Coast & Safari | 11 days

Swahili Coast & Safari
Group - Swahili Coast & Safari | 11 days

This family safari holiday to Tanzania is one of our favourite and most popular trips. You and your family will experience the best of the southern circuit, travelling by 4WD and by train as you venture into rural Tanzania. You'll visit the largest game reserve in Africa and see amazing wildlife roaming freely.

Thailand - Timeless Thailand | 13 Days

Timeless Thailand
Group - Timeless Thailand | 13 Days

A fantastic family adventure holiday where you'll stay in comfortable hotels including one that floats on a river! Discover South East Asia's Golden Triangle before visiting a hilltribe village where you can interact with the locals and enjoy a traditional dinner - a truly authentic experience.

Vietnam - Hanoi to Saigon | 12 days

Hanoi to Saigon
Group - Hanoi to Saigon | 12 days

Journey from north to south on this ultimate family adventure through vibrant Vietnam. Travel like the locals do as you discover the jewel of Southeast Asia.

Vietnam - Vietnam Adventure | 12 days

Vietnam Adventure
Group - Vietnam Adventure | 12 days

Experience true Vietnam on a family activity holiday that takes you to the historic capital of Hanoi, cycling through beautiful countryside in the north, cruising and kayaking in Halong Bay and exploring the old port of Hoi An. You'll use various modes of local transport adding to your adventure; boats, bicycles and trains.

Zambia - Suggested Itinerary - Safari & Zambezi Adventure | 9 days

Suggested Itinerary - Safari & Zambezi Adventure
Tailor-made - Suggested Itinerary - Safari & Zambezi Adventure | 9 days

This family safari holiday provides a great opportunity to see some of finest wildlife in Africa. You are likely to encounter elephants, lions, wild dog, crocodiles, antelopes of all shapes and sizes as you adventure through their natural habitat. Families Worldwide will make a donation to the Yosefe Basic School in Mfuwe.

Places to see:

Agra

Agra

Agra is home to one of the most iconic buildings in the world - the Taj Mahal. Early morning is the best time to visit the Taj Mahal, so you'll take a short rickshaw ride from the hotel to see it at its best - at sunrise

All Destination Ideas:

Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka

An island of beautiful contrasts, Sri Lanka offers family adventure - and relaxation. On the coast are sandy beaches lined with palm trees; inland are cool hills, plantations and the extraordinary world heritage site of Sigiriya. Temples, elephant riding and great food just some of the highlights of this wonderful country. Our Sri Lanka family adventure and activity holidays for 2014 & 2015 are shown below:


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